Southern Illinois Irish Festival Annual Irish Pub Night & Fish Fry


By WSIL Events

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

May 31, 2014 at 5:30 PM until 10:00 PM

Location: Carbondale Elks Club, 220 W. Jackson Street, Carbondale, IL


Event Description

This fun family event features a full dinner and cash bar, a silent auction with Irish-related items, and live music by Celtic harp player Christa Ashton, singer Dan Cheatum, and Carbondale’s Irish band The Dorians.

Tickets are $16 in advance or $18 at the door for adults, $12 for students, and $6 for children age 12 and under. Advance reservations are recommended by calling Mike Shanahan at 549-3090. Dinner is served from 5:30-7:30. Admission after 8:00 is $5. Tickets may also be purchased through the Festival website.

The Pub Night is a fundraiser for the 2014 Southern Illinois Irish Festival, which is moving to a new location this year. The Festival’s outdoor Celtic Fair will take place at Walker’s Bluff on September 20 and 21. The opening night concert by Irish singer Danny Ellis, on Friday September 19, will take place at Cousin Andy’s Coffeehouse in Carbondale, located in the fellowship hall of The Church of the Good Shepherd. More information will be released as the Festival weekend approaches.

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